Dr. Nilantha Lenora

Dr. Nilantha Lenora


Emergency Physician USA


Dr. Nilantha Lenora completed his emergency medicine residency training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland in 2006 and later went on to complete an MPH at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2014.


With EM a brand new specialty in Sri Lanka, Nilantha has played an integral role in developing emergency medicine in Sri Lanka from its very beginning by leading an international effort under the Sri Lankan Society of Critical Care and Emergency Medicine to complement the existing education of EM registrars in Sri Lanka. His efforts include developing a virtual grand rounds curriculum, a virtual journal club, and creating a unique mentoring program to match up Sri Lanka EM registrars with EM consultant mentors from all over the world.


Currently, Nilantha is practicing as an emergency physician with US Acute Care Solutions outside of Washington DC, United States. He is working on translating simulation as an education modality from academic centers into community EDs across the USA.


Nilantha’s academic interests include EM education, EM health systems development, injury prevention, disaster relief, simulation, and social media.